Dentist

US-CA-San Leandro
Job ID
2017-1113
SAN LEANDRO-ASH
Category
Dental Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

 

The Staff Dentist is responsible for rendering dental care to patients of TVHC, Inc.  (S)he is further responsible for assuring efficient and adequate patient flow.  This is to include proper utilization of dental assistants and support staff, and the responsibility to deliver quality dental care to all patients.

 

This is a full-time benefited position working 40 hours per week, typically Monday through Friday (may include periodic Saturday hours). 

 

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous paid leave benefits including holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, AD&D and LTD insurance, EAP, malpractice insurance through FTCA coverage, a pension/retirement plan with employer contribution, flexible spending account, commuter benefits, professional membership reimbursement and continuing education reimbursements.    

 

Loan repayment/forgiveness candidacy is available as our service area qualifies as a Medically Underserved Area (MUA) and a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) through the National Health Service Corp (NHSC) loan repayment program. To learn more, visit the following link: www.nhsc.hrsa.gov

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible to the Dental Director.
  • Provides direct patient care in the dental center on a regular schedule and in emergency call situations as directed by the Dental Director.
  • Assures adequate supervision of the dental hygienist and assistant staff, while performing dental services.
  • Provides oversight of clinical services to dental hygiene students and dental residents.
  • Cooperates in activities with other operating units of the Health Center (e.g., participation in health fairs, screening activities and community outreach).
  • Assist the Dental Director in planning and implementing new programs for the dental department
  • Responsible for following Center protocols and observance of current OSHA requirements and those particular to TVHC, Inc.  Maintains confidentially regarding privileged, administrative, client information and Corporate Compliance in a professional manner. 
  • Working as a member of the health care team, and assisting in education of patients and the target community in preventive health care and health maintenance concepts.
  • Demonstration of patterns of continued learning in order to ensure growth as a practitioner.
  • Participates in the selection of new personnel and evaluation of existing staff.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must be in possession of a valid license to practice in the State of California, including DEA license and CPR
  • Completion of the curriculum of an approved school of dentistry and possession of a DDS or DMD degree, DEA and current CPR certification.

Preferred:

  • Additional training/experience in periodontics is helpful, as well as a working knowledge of Denti-Cal scope of benefits, and/or dentistry as practiced under a managed care format.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

General Skills Required:

  • Have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of dentistry and allied services commensurate with his/her training.
  • Proven ability to work with multi-cultural and diverse client base; sensitivity to socio-cultural issues required.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in regards to job duties and assignments.

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